Gulf of Mexico Case study

Emergency restarting of a Gulf of Mexico platform

The challenge to the customer

When a major oil company platform in the Gulf of Mexico needed immediate temporary power, they turned to Aggreko. Due to technical difficulties, the on-board generators were shut down leaving the platform without power and a possible expensive production shutdown.

Aggreko's solution

In just two days, Aggreko had eight 800kW, 480V generators on site. Less than two days later, the generators were powering the platform. As this solution proved economical, the company converted the generators to a long-term lease.

The benefits to the customer

“This was our first experience with Aggreko. They performed so well, we won’t hesitate to use them again. We are very impressed,” said the project's supervising engineer.


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Gulf of Mexico emergency restart case study

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